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Transform: 1. To change markedly the appearance or form of; 2. To change the nature, function, or condition of; convert. Ponder: 1. Think about (something) carefully, esp. before deciding or concluding. This weekend we continue our reflections on the transformation of the peasant girl from Nazareth named Mary. A few weeks ago we remembered the […]

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After the shepherds departed having told them what the angels had said  we are told that “Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart.” Mary “pondered” (to think about (something) carefully, esp. before deciding or concluding.) – What did she really know? Here is a song called: Mary Did you know? I […]

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If I were to write down everything  I know about liturgical music it would be one of the shortest articles in history.  About all that I can offer is that for the most part I like it! Recently I  have started to listen to Gregorian chant. There is no way I understand it but it […]

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 The Fifth Joyful Mystery: The Finding of Jesus in the Temple (Please click on the X in the video to close the Google Ad when it appears) Luke 2: 41-51  (This is a different translation than the recording) “Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. And when he […]

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The Fourth Joyful Mystery: The Presentation (Please click on the X in the video to close the Google Ad when it appears) Luke 2: 22-35  (This is a different translation than the recording) And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present […]

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The Third Joyful Mystery: The Nativity (Please click on the X in the video to close the Google Ad when it appears) Luke 2:6-12 (This is a different translation than the recording) And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her […]

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(Please click here for this week’s Homily: Do Not be Afraid) As we enter the final week of our preparation for Christmas there is an opportunity to pray with Mary. A powerful way to ponder the meaning of Christmas in our hearts is to spend a few minutes each day with the rosary. The Joyful […]

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One of the truly amazing gifts of being Catholic is the rich theology and teachings we have been given through the years about the Blessed Virgin Mary. Through the ages we have come to understand the role of Mary through the teachings of the Church, by numerous masterpieces of art and in a special way […]

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